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  • UN: 12.2 million Syrians need humanitarian help

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — An estimated 12.2 million Syrians need assistance because of increasing violence and deteriorating conditions in the country, up from 10.8 million in July, the U.N. humanitarian chief said Tuesday. But Valerie Amos told the U.N. Security Council that the delivery...

  • In Seattle, tofu turkeys get Thanksgiving pardons

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    SEATTLE (AP) — As Thanksgiving approaches, Tofurkys in Seattle can breathe easy, even if real turkeys can't. Seattle Mayor Ed Murray pardoned a soybean-based roast Friday, The Seattle Times reported this week (http://bit.ly/1HEA5Uu ). Spokesman Jason Kelly says Murray posed with the...

  • Ohio attorney suspended over hypnosis allegations

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    CLEVELAND (AP) — An attorney accused of hypnotizing women for his sexual pleasure was immediately suspended from practicing law by the state Supreme Court. The Lorain County Bar Association filed an emergency motion last week with the court seeking the suspension of Sheffield Village...

  • Obama takes on hecklers over immigration policy

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    CHICAGO (AP) — Taking on the hecklers who've been interrupting his speeches lately, President Barack Obama argued back Tuesday with a point-by-point rebuttal of their arguments and suggested they "get the facts." Obama had traveled home to Chicago for an appearance aimed at broadening...

  • Grand jury focused on key fatal Ferguson 'tussle'

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    FERGUSON, Missouri (AP) — Some witnesses called it a tussle. Others described it as a tug-of-war. Ferguson Officer Darren Wilson testified that they were fighting over his handgun. None of the witnesses who testified, other than Wilson, could say exactly what was happening inside his...

  • 2 hunters shot in woods behind Pennsylvania school

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    TAMAQUA, Pa. (AP) — Two hunters have been shot in the woods near an eastern Pennsylvania high school. A Schuylkill (SKOO'-kul) County 911 supervisor says the man and the woman suffered gunshot wounds Tuesday evening in the woods behind Tamaqua Area High School. The two were flown to a...

  • 5 children killed in South Texas house fire

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    HOUSTON (AP) — Five children were killed after their South Texas mobile home caught on fire and its roof partially collapsed, making rescue attempts impossible, officials said Tuesday. Emergency personnel arrived shortly after 5 a.m. Tuesday at the mobile home in Edna, a town of less...

  • Utah to scrap parts of immigration law under deal

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — In the latest sign that the anti-immigrant sentiment has faded in conservative Utah, state officials agreed Tuesday to scrap three key provisions in its controversial 2011 immigration law and limit another in a settlement with the American Civil Liberties Union....

  • France suspends delivery of warship to Russia

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    PARIS (AP) — France suspended the delivery of a warship to Russia on Tuesday, after months of speculation about what would be the biggest arms sale ever by a NATO country to the Kremlin. French President Francois Hollande's office announced the suspension "until further notice" after...

  • Gunmen seize jewels and hostage in Paris heist

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    PARIS (AP) — Two gunmen robbed a Cartier jewelry boutique in a tony and tourist-filled Paris neighborhood Tuesday, fled police in a chase across the Seine River, took a hostage — and then surrendered, authorities said. The unusual drama in the French capital sent heads turning from...

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